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Strong's #1476 - ἑδραῖος

Transliteration
hedraîos
Phonetics
hed-rah'-yos
Origin
from a derivative of hezomai (to sit)
Parts of Speech
Adjective
TDNT
2:362,200
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Thayer's
  1. sitting, sedentary
  2. firm, immovable, steadfast
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KJV (3)
1 Corinthians 2
Colossians 1
NAS (3)
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Colossians 1
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1 Corinthians 2
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Colossians 1
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἑδραῖος, α, ον,

also ος, ον Pl. R. 407b, Plu. 2.288d:

I

1. sitting, sedentary, of persons or their occupations, ἔργον Hp. Art. 53; οἱ πολλοὶ τῶν τὰς τέχνας ἐχόντων ἑδραῖοί εἰσι X. Lac. 1.3; ἑ. ἀρχαί, opp. στρατεῖαι, Pl. R. 407b; ἑ. βίος AP 11.42 (Crin.).

2. ἑδραία ῥάχις the horse's back on which the rider sits, E. Rh. 783.

II

1. steady, steadfast, κάθησ' ἑδραία Id. Andr. 266; δεῖ τὴν γυναῖκα ὥσπερ κύβον ἑδραῖον εἶναι Plu. 2.288d, cf.952d; κύβος -ότατον σῶμα Ti.Locr. 98c; ἑ. βάσεις Pl. Ti. 59d; ἑδραιότατον στοιχεῖον εἶναι τὴν γῆν Heraclit. All. 41; ὂν τὸ πάντων -ότατον Plot. 6.2.8; ἑ. ὕπνος sound sleep, Hp. Epid. 6.4.15; of a cup, Ath. 11.496a: metaph. in Rhet., firmly based, κατάληξις Demetr. Eloc. 19, cf. Longin. 40.4. Adv. - αίως firmly, Ath.Mech. 36.10, Hdn. 3.14.5; steadily, Procl. Hyp. 3.21.

2. permanently appointed, PStrassb. 40.11 (vi A. D.).

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἑδραῖος (rarely feminine ἑδραια (Winer's Grammar, § 11, 1)), ἑδραιον (ἕδρα, seat, chair);

1. sitting, sedentary, (Xenophon, Plato, others).

2. firm, immovable, steadfast, (Euripides, Plato, others); in the N. T. metaphorically, of those who are fixed in purpose: 1 Corinthians 15:58; Colossians 1:23; ἕστηκεν ἐν τῇ καρδία, 1 Corinthians 7:37.


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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

** ἑδραῖος , -ον

(< ἕδρα , a seat),

[in Sm.: Psalms 33:14, al.;]

1. sitting, seated.

2. steadfast, firm; metaph., of moral fixity: 1 Corinthians 7:37; 1 Corinthians 15:58, Colossians 1:23.†


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

In P Strass I. 40.24 (A.D. 569) a certain Colluthus is described as φαμιλ ̣ι ̣α ̣ριος ἑδ ̣ρα ̣ῖος κατάδουλος παῖς, ";Hausbediensteter in fester Stellung eines Haussklaven"; (Ed.). Cf. Vett. Valens p. 9.15.

 


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
εδραιοι εδραίοι ἑδραῖοι εδραιος εδραίος ἑδραῖος edraioi edraios hedraioi hedraîoi hedraios hedraîos
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